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The Diet For Diabetics

Before insulin shots were developed, doctors treated diabetes with diet. Here are the treatment guidelines written by doctors for other doctors in 1915.

The treatment seems to be all about severely restricting the foods that raise blood sugar.

The case reports show the actual diets limiting carbohydrates and increasing fat. It's similar to the diet Dr. Richard Bernstein, M.D., recommends for diabetics.

Don't you think it’s better to control diabetes with diet and exercise, instead of medication?